2017 Section 9 Exceptional Senior Football Game wrap

New Paltz senior quarterback Jimmy Verney was driven to finish his high school football career as a winner.

Verney said he was already missing football after New Paltz’s season ended in the Section 9 Class B championship.

The 2016 Varsity 845 player of the year certainly made the most of his last snaps wearing a New Paltz helmet. Verney rushed for more than 100 yards, including a 79-yard touchdown, and threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to Monroe-Woodbury’s Kenny Hernandez in a 35-6 win for the National team.

The game was filled of highlights from both sides:


Middletown’s Evan Roberts had four sacks, an 31-yard interception return for a touchdown and a tackle for loss.

Valley Central linebacker Connor Perzioso had a fumble recovery.

Rondout Valley’s Spencer Sands had five catches.

Warwick’s Dan McNally recorded a sack.


Monroe-Woodbury’s Jermain Veras picked off Port Jervis’ Brandon Roesch on the game’s first play.

Minisink Valley’s Dom Vetrano made a one-handed interception in the end zone and recovered a fumble on a muffed punt return.

Monroe-Woodbury’s Owen Chambers had an interception and a fumble recovery.

Cornwall’s Jack Strohmeier recovered a fumble and recorded a sack.

Liberty’s Roy Penn-Cosentino had a 40-yard run on National’s first play and finished off scoring with a 6-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.

PHOTO GALLERY: Click here for pictures of the game

VIDEO: Liberty senior Roy Penn-Cosentino talks about playing his last high school game and teaming up with New Paltz quarterback Jimmy Verney in National backfield.

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